Magnet Electrical

Lighting Projects

16 ABInBev Depots across South Africa

Energy Efficient Lighting

16 ABInBev Depots

Scope

  • Upgrade outdated lighting systems at 16 ABInBev depots 
  • Advanced energy-efficient LED systems 
  • Project design, supply, installation and commissioning 
  • Project financial funding through Magnet Capital 
  • 4173 luminaires and sensors installed within 2 month period

Success 

  • Automatic occupancy sensors prevent lights being left on unnecessarily
  • 60% reduction in energy consumption
  • Improved quality of illuminance levels 
  • Enhanced working conditions for workers

“Special thanks to the Magnet team for the excellent and professional manner in which you handled this project and also taking our feedback into account – job well done.” 

NDUDUZO MJWARA  
Logistics Manager Prospecton DC


Boxer, East London

Energy Efficient Lighting

Scope

  • Design and supply Energy efficient LED lighting at 16 000m2 distribution centre
  • Save more than 50% of energy whilst increasing lux levels
  • Comply to OSH Act requirements

Success 

  • This site is the 100th lighting upgrade Magnet has done for Boxer
  • Tool free installation which reduced project time
  • 460 Luminaires installed in under 3 weeks
  • Provided a safer working environment for workers.

“It’s a pleasure working with Magnet, they simplify the process of lighting design and provide not only quick and efficient service, but also great after-sales service, to ensure the right product for the right environment.”

ROB MUNRO
Boxer Project Manager


Unilever, Pietermaritzburg

Lighting Project

Scope

  • Full LED turnkey conversion 45 000m2 distribution centre
  • Design, Supply and installation of a new lighting system 
  • 4 week project 
  • Replacement of existing T-bay fittings and fluorescent tubes, with Philips HighBay LED luminaires 
  • Support service includes site audits, where performance of luminaires is monitored

Success 

  • Improved lighting levels 
  • Enhanced working conditions for workers
  • 63% reduction in energy consumption 
  • Magnet’s custom-made lighting design utilized approx. 170 fewer light fittings than previous system

"The LED lights used to run the warehouse have assisted us in decreasing power consumption from the grid and CO2 emissions. We are pleased to contribute to the progress of the sustainable growth of business, by reducing the company’s environmental footprint and making the world a better place."

THULASIZWE NCALANE
Unilever Maintenance Engineer 


RCL Beverages Bottling Plant, Pretoria West

Energy Efficient Lighting Project

RCL Beverages Bottling Plant, Pretoria West

Scope

  • Increasing light levels for safe working conditions
  • Comply with OSH Act requirements
  • Provide reduction in energy usage
  • Introduction of bi-level dimming for energy efficiency

Success 

  • Improved  and safer working environment due to increased lighting levels
  • Bi-level dimming allows for energy usage reduction when spaces are not occupied
  • Reduction in number of luminaires compared to initial installation: From 155 to 70 (45% reduction)
  • Predicted savings of 66% 
 

Growthpoint, Woodlands Office Park, Sandton 

Building Beautification

Scope

  • New Install
  • Beautification of Boulevard
  • Design, supply, install and commission  

Success 

  • Improvement of Security and safety for pedestrians and motorists
  • Creation of more inviting and comfortable environment for tenants and users
  • Use of LED luminaires for energy efficiency.

Consol  Glass, Umhlanga 

Decorative Lighting Project

Scope

  • Design and supply for a new build (retail outlet and warehouse)
  • Aesthetics for a glass retail outlet 
  • Adjustable lighting to accommodate a dynamic showroom floor 
  • Functionality for multiple applications 

Success 

  • Colour temperature of 3000 Kelvin to display glass products with a less offensive glare
  • To accommodate adjustability a tailor-made spot and track system was mounted
  • High Colour Rendering Index of over 80 – 85
  • Warehouse lighting has a 50 000 hour guarantee, ensuring no maintenance for first 5 years 
  • Ability to delivery on all of our clients specific requests

ABSA, Umhlanga

Decorative Lighting Project

Scope

  • Parkade, Office, Stair Case, Feature and External Lighting
  • Lighting for quadruple volume building atrium 
  • 4-Star Green Building rating for the installation 

Success 

  • Achieved a 4-Star Green Building rating 
  • A minimum energy saving of 50%
  • Reduction in carbon emissions and financial benefits for the client 
  • Bold, statement lighting feature in the quadruple volume building atrium 

“I have had great pleasure working with Kaylen from Magnet on this prestigious project. This project did come with various challenges and Magnet met them head on from design to implementation as well as in assisting times during the commissioning process. All building lighting requirements have thus far met the criteria to be 4-Star rated in terms of green buildings. I have had great exposure to new lighting technologies as wells reputable lighting brands. The project has been completed for over 8 months now and the after-sales service received from Magnet is exceptional.”

RESHEN RAMBALLY
Aecom

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